Podesta Family History

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Podesta Name Meaning

Italian (especially Genoa and Liguria; Podestà): occupational name for a mayor, administrator, or magistrate, podestà.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cesta, Modeste, Profeta, Modesto, Foresta, Moneta, Cresta, Coletta

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Podesta Family Origin

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Podesta Family Occupations

What did your Podesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Fruit Stand and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Podesta. The most common Podesta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 11% of Podesta's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Podesta family was Miner.

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  • Laborer

    11%
  • Fruit Stand

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Miner

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Podesta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Podesta Historical Records

What Podesta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Podesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Podesta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Podesta

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Podesta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Podesta. For the veterans among your Podesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Podesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Podesta lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Podesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Podesta in 1955 was 37, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Podesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Podesta ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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